Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Support
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 724 692
Rank change year-on-year -110 -32 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 344 515 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 298 449 620
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +10.43% +6.02%
10th Percentile £27,925 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% +4.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Linux Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in England

Linux Support
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in England.

Salary trend for Linux Support in England

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in England

Linux Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -40 152 £53,000 -3.64% 10
South East -17 88 £40,000 - 3
North of England -34 33 £39,513 +5.37% 2
Midlands +48 26 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South West +22 23 £40,000 +14.29% 1
East of England -15 18 £40,000 -10.61% 3
East Midlands +49 16 £35,000 +15.70% 2
North West -17 16 £38,500 +2.67% 1
West Midlands +18 10 £46,250 -4.84% 2
Yorkshire +3 10 £35,000 - 1
North East -2 7 £39,513 -1.22%
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 344 (100.00%) Linux
2 191 (55.52%) Windows
3 120 (34.88%) SQL
4 103 (29.94%) VMware
5 100 (29.07%) Unix
6 88 (25.58%) Finance
7 78 (22.67%) Active Directory
8 74 (21.51%) Python
9 71 (20.64%) TCP/IP
10 65 (18.90%) Oracle
11 59 (17.15%) SQL Server
12 56 (16.28%) Shell Script
13 55 (15.99%) Java
13 55 (15.99%) Degree
14 54 (15.70%) Bash Shell
14 54 (15.70%) DevOps
15 53 (15.41%) Windows Server
16 52 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
17 51 (14.83%) ITIL
17 51 (14.83%) Red Hat
17 51 (14.83%) Microsoft
17 51 (14.83%) Data Centre
18 49 (14.24%) Perl
18 49 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 48 (13.95%) VPN
20 47 (13.66%) Firewall
21 46 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (13.08%) Cisco
23 43 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 42 (12.21%) DNS

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (11.34%) Tomcat
2 38 (11.05%) Apache
3 34 (9.88%) OpenStack
4 29 (8.43%) MS Exchange
5 22 (6.40%) IIS
5 22 (6.40%) JBoss
6 15 (4.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (3.20%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.62%) Confluence
9 7 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.03%) GlassFish
9 7 (2.03%) Jetty
9 7 (2.03%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.16%) nginx
10 4 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.87%) HipChat
2 3 (0.87%) Houdini
2 3 (0.87%) Maya
2 3 (0.87%) NUKE
2 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Magento
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.58%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.29%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.36%) Office 365
4 9 (2.62%) SaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.58%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 71 (20.64%) TCP/IP
2 48 (13.95%) VPN
3 47 (13.66%) Firewall
4 42 (12.21%) DNS
5 29 (8.43%) Internet
6 27 (7.85%) IPsec
7 26 (7.56%) HTTP
8 24 (6.98%) SAN
9 21 (6.10%) LAN
9 21 (6.10%) SSL
10 20 (5.81%) DHCP
10 20 (5.81%) WAN
11 17 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (4.94%) LDAP
12 16 (4.65%) MPLS
13 14 (4.07%) NAS
14 12 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (3.49%) VLAN
15 10 (2.91%) Wireless
16 9 (2.62%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.92%) MySQL
3 12 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.20%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.33%) Big Data
7 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.16%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.58%) DB2
11 2 (0.58%) Endeca
11 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.07%) JIRA
3 11 (3.20%) Subversion
4 9 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.74%) ClearQuest
6 6 (1.74%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.87%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.87%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.87%) PEAR
7 3 (0.87%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.87%) Trac
8 2 (0.58%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.58%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.29%) GitLab
9 1 (0.29%) GoCD
9 1 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 88 (25.58%) Finance
2 35 (10.17%) Banking
3 15 (4.36%) Front Office
4 13 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.20%) Electronics
5 11 (3.20%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.91%) Back Office
6 10 (2.91%) Marketing
7 9 (2.62%) Games
7 9 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.45%) Advertising
9 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.87%) German Language
10 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.87%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.10%) HTML
2 15 (4.36%) Web Services
3 14 (4.07%) LAMP
4 10 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (2.91%) Kafka
4 10 (2.91%) Middleware
5 8 (2.33%) XML
6 7 (2.03%) CSS
7 6 (1.74%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 6 (1.74%) React
8 5 (1.45%) Node.js
9 4 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.16%) HTML5
9 4 (1.16%) J2EE
9 4 (1.16%) jQuery
10 3 (0.87%) Ajax
10 3 (0.87%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (0.87%) REST
10 3 (0.87%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.83%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.52%) Private Cloud
4 13 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.49%) Clustering
6 10 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.91%) Fintech
6 10 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.62%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.03%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.03%) Equities
10 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.74%) NHS
11 5 (1.45%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.87%) Animation
13 3 (0.87%) iPad
13 3 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 344 (100.00%) Linux
2 191 (55.52%) Windows
3 100 (29.07%) Unix
4 53 (15.41%) Windows Server
5 43 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.23%) CentOS
9 12 (3.49%) Ubuntu
9 12 (3.49%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.91%) AIX
10 10 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.62%) Solaris
12 8 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (2.33%) Windows 10
13 6 (1.74%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.45%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.16%) Debian
15 4 (1.16%) SUSE
15 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.70%) DevOps
2 51 (14.83%) ITIL
3 46 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (5.52%) Algorithmic Trading
4 19 (5.52%) Configuration Management
5 18 (5.23%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 16 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.36%) API Integration
7 15 (4.36%) Automated Trading
7 15 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (4.36%) Identity Management
8 14 (4.07%) Change Management
8 14 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (3.78%) Test Automation
10 12 (3.49%) Incident Management
10 12 (3.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 12 (3.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 11 (3.20%) Scrum
12 10 (2.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (34.88%) SQL
2 74 (21.51%) Python
3 56 (16.28%) Shell Script
4 55 (15.99%) Java
5 54 (15.70%) Bash Shell
6 49 (14.24%) Perl
7 29 (8.43%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.94%) PHP
9 15 (4.36%) Ruby
10 11 (3.20%) C++
11 10 (2.91%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.74%) Korn
13 5 (1.45%) C#
13 5 (1.45%) C-shell
14 3 (0.87%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.87%) C
14 3 (0.87%) VBScript
15 2 (0.58%) Scala
15 2 (0.58%) VB
15 2 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (15.99%) Degree
2 23 (6.69%) CCNA
2 23 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.03%) RHCE
7 5 (1.45%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.87%) CISSP
9 3 (0.87%) MCSE
10 2 (0.58%) CEH
10 2 (0.58%) RHCA
11 1 (0.29%) CISM
11 1 (0.29%) GIAC
11 1 (0.29%) LPIC
11 1 (0.29%) OCP
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.62%) QA
1 9 (2.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 78 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 49 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.85%) Docker
4 23 (6.69%) Hyper-V
5 22 (6.40%) XenApp
6 21 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (5.23%) vSphere
8 17 (4.94%) KVM
9 12 (3.49%) NFS
10 11 (3.20%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.62%) Terminal Services
11 9 (2.62%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (2.62%) XenServer
12 8 (2.33%) vCloud
12 8 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (2.03%) Xen
14 6 (1.74%) Samba
15 3 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (4.94%) Ansible
1 17 (4.94%) Kubernetes
1 17 (4.94%) Nagios
1 17 (4.94%) Puppet
2 12 (3.49%) ZABBIX
3 11 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.62%) WSUS
5 8 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.33%) Salt
6 7 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (2.03%) ThinApp
7 6 (1.74%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.74%) HAProxy
8 5 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (1.45%) SCCM
9 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.87%) logstash
9 3 (0.87%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.87%) vRealize
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 103 (29.94%) VMware
2 65 (18.90%) Oracle
3 51 (14.83%) Microsoft
3 51 (14.83%) Red Hat
4 45 (13.08%) Cisco
5 32 (9.30%) IBM
6 29 (8.43%) Citrix
7 21 (6.10%) NetApp
8 20 (5.81%) Bloomberg
8 20 (5.81%) Reuters
9 18 (5.23%) F5
9 18 (5.23%) HP
10 16 (4.65%) McAfee
11 15 (4.36%) EMC
12 12 (3.49%) Juniper
13 11 (3.20%) BMC
13 11 (3.20%) CQG
14 9 (2.62%) SAP
14 9 (2.62%) Symantec
15 8 (2.33%) CheckPoint